School Board Report

Nov. 20, 2018 School Board Work Session

  • 2017-2018 Audit
    The Board was presented with information on the 2017-2018 Audit. It was a clean audit and will be an action item at a future School Board meeting on November 27 2018.

    New/Suspended/Deleted Courses for 2019-2020
    The Board was presented with new/suspended/deleted courses for the 2019-2020 school year. Columbia Academy will be adding classes and CHHS will be deleting some class to align to State guidelines. There were no changes at the Elementary schools.

    The Board will be presented with a timeline on Transportation Bids

    Board Liaison Appointments
    The board discussed the role of the School Board Liaison Appointments.

    Board Organization Meeting
    The Board was presented with information on the Board Organizational Meeting rules. This will be an action item at a future School Board meeting.

    Upcoming School Board Key Dates

    Nov. 22-23, No School, Holiday
    7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, Regular School Board Meeting, Community Room
    5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, Sub-committee on Policy Meeting
    7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18, Regular School Board Meeting, Community Room
    Dec. 24-25, District Offices Closed, Holiday
    Dec. 24-Jan. 1, No School, Winter Break
    Dec. 31-Jan. 1, District Offices Closed, Holiday
    5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8, School Board Organizational Meeting, Community Room
    7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8, School Board Meeting, Community Room

2018 School Board Committee Assignments

  • Chair John Larkin: Columbia Heights Business Council, School Board Policy Sub- Committee, Liaison to the City of Hilltop and Columbia Academy.

    Vice Chair Naty Severson: Association of Metropolitan School Districts, School Board Policy Sub-Committee and Liaison to the City of Fridley and Valley View Elementary School.

    Treasurer Lorien Mueller: Educational Cooperative Service Unit and Liaison to North Park Elementary School.

    Clerk Hala Asamarai: TIES, School Board Policy Sub-Committee, Liaison to City of Columbia Heights and the Family Center.

    Director Laura Palmer: NE Metro Intermediate District 916 Board, School Board Policy Sub-Committee and Liaison to Columbia Heights High School.

    Director Molly Lewis: Minnesota School Board Association Legislative Liaison, Minnesota State High School League and Liaison to Highland Elementary School.

  • For more information on the School Board Report, contact Kristen Stuenkel at 763-528-4515.

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